UK: Research Assistant in Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London

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Salary: £28,770 to £31,880 per annum

Duration:Fixed-term appointment for 30 months

Description: Applications are invited for the post of a Research Assistant to support the research of an exciting new project for the development of neural interfaces. The post will be based at the Centre for Bio-Inspired Technology and be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes both engineers and clinicians.

Eligibility:Candidates should possess an in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of both analogue and digital techniques. You should have the ability to design, construct and test electronic circuits. Experience in the use of PCB design software as well an understanding of PCB fabrication methodology is essential. You will be expected to design and develop PCBs as well as housing and instrumentation cases and as such industry-level experience is essential. You will also be responsible for the operation, installation and maintenance of equipment used in the project.

Additionally, you will be required to manage the day-to-day operation of the lab facilities and provide technical support to on-going experiments.
Candidates should have a minimum of Degree in electronic engineering (or a related discipline), together with considerable work experience in a similar role. You should be pro-active, possess good organisational and communication skills and be adaptable to new ideas and techniques.

Further information: can be obtained from Izabela Wojcicka-Grzesiak at:

For full details: please visit:
Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number, EN20130408AS into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application from as directed.
Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please contact Iza Wojcicka at: to request an application form, quoting reference number EN20130408AS in the request.

Closing date: 4 December 2013

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